Tag Archives: Obesity

3 Ways To Overcome Obesity

Obesity is a staggering problem, yet health authorities seem powerless to do anything about it. Guidelines on nutrition are issued by trusted health experts. Some make sense, like the ‘Eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day’ guideline. Fruit and vegetables are sources of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Some guidelines however, can be misleading.… Read More »

Coming Soon: Obesity to Surpass Smoking As the Main Cause of Cancer

Cancer is a scary illness that plagues millions of people around the world. Some are fortunate enough to survive the ordeal, and others, not so much. In the integrative medicine community, it’s believed that naturopathic oncology can be very beneficial for treating and preventing all types of cancer. This is important to know because of… Read More »

History of Obesity and Historical Trends of Becoming Overweight

Obesity is the medical condition in which the body stores enough excess fat to pose a health risk to the individual. The term obesity derives from the Latin obesitas , which comes from ob (over) and edere (to eat). The first documented usage was in 1611 by Randle Cotgrave. Although, the general population recognizes the… Read More »